NCA Chapter Board Training Series

The National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is pleased to offer a six-part, on-line Chapter Board Training series designed to assist NCA Chapters in strengthening their infrastructure through strategic, ongoing Board development. The six-part series includes the following modules:

Chapter Board Training Videos

MODULE #1: NCA Chapter Overview/Evolution and Unique Challenges of CAC Chapter Boards

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  • History and Evolution of Chapters and Impact on Board and Membership
  • Grass Roots Nature of Chapters
  • Unique characteristics of Membership Associations vs. Traditional Non-Profits
  • Unique characteristics of state-wide organization Boards

MODULE #2: Chapter Board Roles and Responsibilities

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  • Difference Between Governance, Advisory and Administrative Boards
  • Board’s role in establishing and protecting Mission, Stability, Security, Vision of Chapter
  • 10 Basic Roles and Responsibilities for Governance Boards

MODULE #3: Growing a Strong Chapter Board – Board Development and Diversification

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  • Board Diversification – Challenges and Strategies
  • Strategic Identification of Board Candidates
  • Board Recruitment, Nomination, Orientation, Training

MODULE #4: Strategies for Effective Chapter Board Committee Structures and Board Meetings

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  • Promise and Potential of Strong Committee Structure; Common Board Committee Structures
  • Tips for Improving Board Meeting Formats, Experiences

 

MODULE #5: Succession Planning

Chapter Board Training – Part 5 from Midwest Regional CAC on Vimeo.

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  • What is Succession Planning and Why is it Important?
  • Addressing Temporary and Permanent Vacancies
  • Key Components to a Strong Succession Plan
  • Development of an Organizational Information and Contact Inventory

MODULE #6: Making the Right Choice to Lead Your Chapter

Chapter Board Training – Part 6 from Midwest Regional CAC on Vimeo.

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  • Evolution of Chapter Lead Staff Positions
  • Conducting a Successful Search and Hire Process
  • Conducting a Effective Orientation Process

ABOUT THE VIDEOS

  • Each video runs approximately 45-60 minutes
  • Designed to stand alone or as a longer, more comprehensive training initiative
  • Intended for use by Chapter Boards collectively or by individual Chapter Board Members to view as part of orientation/training process

ABOUT THE PROJECT

This product was made possible as a joint effort among:

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